All-square at the Peter Butler Oval

Old Southendian & Southchurch 1st v Horndon On The Hill 1st – First XI Division Two – The Peter Butler Oval – Report

Old Southendian & Southchurch 282/6 dec (50.0 overs)

Horndon On The Hill 277/7 (45.0 overs)

Horndon On The Hill the toss and elected to bowl

Match Drawn

Nadun Dilshan finished unbeaten on 94 as Horndon On The Hill batted out for a share of the spoils with Old Southendian & Southchurch at The Peter Butler Oval.

Dilshan was ably supported by Jeff West (55) and skipper, Jack Walsh (43). Matt Austin took three for 82, while Old Boys teenage prodigy, Dylan Batt claimed 2/50.

The homes side had set a target of 282. Ahsan Yousaf remained unbeaten on 84, while Jamie Casson scored 49 – Connor Hammond took 3/93 and West 2/55 for the visitors.

Old Southendian & Southchurch 1st: Andy McGarry, Max Craddock, Matt Austin, Ahsan Yousaf, Usman Ghani, Henry Williams, Jordan Taylor, Gary Brown, Jamie Casson, Dylan Batt, Kamran Ali

Horndon On The Hill 1st: Harry Philpot, Connor Hammond, Haroon Ashfaq, Paul Bennett, Jeff West, Nadun Dilshan, Jack Walsh (Capt) (WK), Jack Marson, Stephen Edwards, Harry Morgan-James, Ryan Plom 

Brian Jeeves

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